Leeches. LEEEEECHES. Yeah, they’re here. So are many other icky things, and fascinating potions, and instruments-of-torture-looking artifacts (antique surgical devices, in actuality). The first licensed pharmacist in the United States, Louis J. Dufilho, Jr., opened an apothecary shop in this Creole-style townhouse in 1823. This bizarre and beguiling museum opened in 1950 and displays old apothecary bottles, Voodoo potions, opium products of every ilk, suppository molds, and all variant of snake oil—in exquisite wood and glass cases. Also interesting are old makeup and perfume paraphernalia, which were brewed up by pharmacists back in the day. You’ll never appreciate a modern doctor’s appointment more. Go for the insightful, sometimes shocking guided tour.